Latest journal: Volume 28, Issue 3
Edited by Sarah Gorman, Geraldine Harris & Jen Harvie
Drawing on examples from around the globe, and including a range of forms of theatre, burlesque, performance art and political action, this special issue celebrates “Feminisms Now”.
Interventions 28.3 (October 2018)
Alongside this special issue on “Feminisms Now”, these online Interventions celebrate the formal and conceptual diversity of both feminist performance and scholarship.[read more]
Reclaiming “Whatever!”: Half Straddle as Exemplar of Contemporary Feminist Theatre
Some of New York company Half Straddle were once students of Gwendolyn Alker; now she takes her current students to see their work. Here she reflects on their ‘gloriously queer’ aesthetics and lineages of feminism.[read more]
“Let me be part of the narrative” – The Schuyler Sisters ‘almost’ feminist?
With its hip-hop aesthetics and colour conscious casting, Lin Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton: An American Musical is an international phenomenon – but, Clare Chandler asks, what agency does it give its female characters?[read more]
Because softness means being careful with one’s self
“Because softness means being careful with one’s self”, an audio work by Jessica Worden, both describes and enacts an aesthetics (and ethics) of softness, vulnerability and care.[read more]